FORT DODGE : USA - IA

*Location:

   (unknown, elsewhere)
*Previous location (1915-2010):
   First United Methodist Church
   1st Avenue North at Tenth Street
   Fort Dodge, Iowa, USA
   LL: N 42.50678, W 94.18487
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Methodist Church
   127 North 10th Street
   Fort Dodge, IA  50501-3989
   T: (515)576-7586   F: (515)576-7587
   E: worship@fumcfortdodge.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   2010: Sold; may be relocated to Calif.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1915
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The church Website has a small clickable photo of the building, with the top of the tower partly visible.  A History page mentions the memorial gift of the chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in IA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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